Monarch’s summer nights come alive to the sound of music
Tuesday 13, April 2010
Award winning travel group Monarch is proud to announce, with English Heritage, Tatton Park and IMG, that it will become the lead sponsor of the English Heritage and Tatton Park Picnic Concert Series’.
The picnic concert series', which take place at Kenwood House (Hampstead) between 26 June and 21 August, Audley End (Saffron Walden) between 10 July and 01 August, and at Tatton Park (Cheshire) on 31 July and 01 August, are set to play host to fifteen events, featuring world famous artists such as Blondie, Rufus Wainwright, Diana Krall, Jamie Cullum, Jools Holland and Will Young, as well as the exhilarating Last Night of the Proms and the Hallé Orchestra presented by Myleene Klass. Tickets for the English Heritage Picnic Concerts (Kenwood House and Audley End) are now on sale via www.picnicconcerts.com. Tickets for the Tatton Park Picnic Concerts are also on sale via www.tattonparkconcerts.com.
Commenting on the sponsorship agreement, managing Director of Monarch Flights and Holidays, Tim Jeans said, "Monarch is delighted to be partnering with English Heritage and Tatton Park and to be supporting their Picnic Concert Series'. Monarch, who has been operating for 42 years, is the oldest airline in the UK and is very proud of its own British heritage. It is a fantastic opportunity therefore to be working with English Heritage and Tatton Park to stage these sensational series of picnic concerts and to be providing memorable summer experiences for customers in these fantastic settings."
Also commenting on the sponsorship agreement, Mark Pemberton, English Heritage Director of Properties and Education, said, "We are looking forward with enormous excitement to the summer series of Picnic Concerts. The line-up is outstanding; the venues at Audley End and Kenwood House are impeccable and we are very pleased to have Monarch on board as lead sponsors. This sponsorship will help ensure that our audiences will enjoy summer entertainment of the highest quality".
Brendan Flanagan, General Manager of Tatton Park said, "Tatton Park is very pleased to welcome Monarch as the lead sponsor for the 2010 Tatton Park Picnic Concerts. This year's line-up of the Halle on the Saturday 31 July and Will Young on Sunday 01 August continues the tremendous history of outdoor concerts at Tatton spanning nearly 20 years. Monarch's support makes sure that our public are guaranteed high calibre entertainment and spectacle at this beautiful estate for the coming summer and we thank the airline for their involvement."
Stephen Flint Wood, Managing Director and Senior Vice President of IMG Arts and Entertainment – the producers of the Picnic Concert series, commented, "We are delighted that Monarch has come on board to sponsor the Picnic Concerts, which have been entertaining thousands of concert goers in these beautiful settings for many years. We look forward to working with the Monarch team on what looks like being a fantastic year for the picnic concerts".
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